St. Lucia

The Caribbean’s Best Hotel Villas – 2013

 What does villa mean? In its basic sense, it means a place to live. And on vacation, it means something more than just a hotel room — your home away from home. That means a villa can be a very …

St Lucia, Chile Looking to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

 Above: Santiago By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia and Chile say they are making a commitment to strengthening bilateral ties. Last week, St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy accepted the credentials of Chile’s new Ambassador to the country, …

St Lucia’s Freedom Bay Eco-Resort Project Launches Construction

 Above: a rendering of a villa at Freedom Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as St Lucia’s first eco-resort has begun construction in the country’s Piton Management Area. Freedom Bay will include a resort, three restaurants, a …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the BodyHoliday resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s BodyHoliday resort is partnering with German cosmetic doctor Michael Prager, the resort announced on Monday. The move marks the first partnership outside of Europe for Prager, …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony continued his visit to Cuba this week, holding talks on issues such as sports and education. Anthony led a St Lucian delegation on a visit to …

 Above: the Ladera resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ladera resort in St Lucia has opened its new Paradise Ridge Villa and Suites, the property announced. The ridge includes four suites and one villa on a previously undeveloped parcel …

 Above: Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime MInister Dr Kenny Anthony arrived in Havana on Monday for an official visit to Cuba. In a statement, Anthony said St Lucia had “collaborated very closely” in regional …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia and New Zealand have signed a joint communique on diplomatic relations, St Lucia’s government announced. The agreement aims to promote “mutual understanding” and to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, …

 ST LUCIA might lead the Caribbean in spectacular views. Its towering pitons are magical to look at, and there are few better vantage points than the “Sanctuaries” at the Jade Mountain resort. At the peak of all the hotel’s rooms, …

 We continue our Best of the Caribbean series with a look at the small hotel properties that make the Caribbean tick — particularly those of 50 rooms or less. While the Caribbean has superb luxury resorts and all-inclusives, it has …

 Above: Gros Piton in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff MLT Vacations’ United Vacations brand is now offering vacation package to St Lucia, the company announced Monday. The news follows the announcement that United Airlines would be adding nonstop …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has begun a pilot project aimed at replacing the country’s street lights with Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs. The government said it was part of an effort to reduce its …

 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s agriculture sector has faced a series of challenges in recent years, chiefly the Black Sigatoka banana disease — but it has managed to show improvement, according to …

 Above: an oceanview villa suite at Cap Maison (All photos: Cap Maison) SOMETIMES, one view is simply not enough. And the oceanview villa suites at the Cap Maison resort in St Lucia simply overflow with stunning vistas of the Caribbean …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning a series of “major initiatives” in the area of sustainable energy this year, according to Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. The Governor General, who was speaking this week …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines will be launching weekly, non-stop service from Newark to St Lucia, the country’s tourist board announced this week. The service will begin on Saturday, July 13, operated on a Boeing …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh visited St Lucia this week. The trip included a meeting with St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, covering “ways and means to strengthen …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Morocco is providing what St Lucia is describing as “much needed inputs” for the country’s farmers. Morocco has committed to supplying St Lucia with 200 tonnes of fertilizer each …